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School of Computer Science and Engineering

Top reasons to study here

  • The Faculty offers a broad range of courses across the STEM subjects, and is divided into five academic departments.
  • Our high-quality teaching is informed by our internationally recognised research.
  • Our diversity and multi-disciplinary culture gives students exposure to a wide-reaching science community, creating a friendly and inspiring place to study.

Distance Learning Courses



The University of Westminster’s Faculty of Science and Technology provides courses in a variety of disciplines and formats at a variety of levels, from undergraduate and postgraduate/research degrees to continuing professional development.

Subject areas

  • Biomedical sciences
  • Biosciences
  • Business Information Systems
  • Complementary Medicine
  • Computer and Network Engineering
  • Computer Science and Software Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Multimedia and Games Computing
  • Nutrition
  • Psychology


Research in the Faculty of Science and Technology encompasses a wide range of disciplines, drawn from the life sciences, electronics and computer science, and psychological sciences.

Our research is internationally recognised. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, the majority our research outputs were classed as Internationally Excellent (3*) or World Leading (4*). The same was true of the real-world impact arising from our work.

Our research is supported by major grants and awards from government departments, research councils, the European Union and industry, and benefits from strong national and international links with leading academic and commercial organisations.


The Faculty of Science and Technology has extensive, state of the art laboratories. These facilities will equip you with the technical know-how for your career. Our courses have a strong emphasis on developing and using your practical skills.


ICT services

We have 34 specialist labs for teaching, research and student learning. These labs are equipped with over 700 desktops and four operating systems: Windows 7, Solaris, Linux and Mac OSX. Our computers contain a full suite of software, and we provide an online repository of additional programmes you may wish to download.

London, England, United Kingdom